Hotel & Catering News ME speaks with Valrhona representatives on the latest trends in chocolate at Gulfood 2019.
Spokesperson: Karl Devlin and Sheetal Rishi, business development managers, Invest NI.
Spokesperson: Riccardo Codognola, head, WEMEA Marketing, Lavazza
Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel an upscale five-star property located opposite of Burjuman Centre has recently appointed Samy Kamal Abd El Hammed as senior development manager. Hammed will oversee corporate and government accounts in the region and will work closely with Ovidiu Marica, director of sales. Hammed brings with him more than 12 years’ extensive
The GM Leaders Conference 2019 is due to take place at Fairmont The Palm on 23 April 2019 and the agenda has been revealed below. Panel 1: The changing phase of hospitality Although the hospitality industry is still dominated by hotels, home-stay services are changing the landscape drastically. While the success of these individual companies,
JA Resorts & Hotels have pledged to replace all plastic water bottles in the rooms and suites of their seven unique properties with environmentally-friendly and reusable glass bottles instead. Over the course of one year in Dubai, the JA Resorts & Hotels group tracked the disposal of plastic water bottles, which amounted to 1.7 million
The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has bolstered its Dubai-based executive team by appointing Cyril Warsono as business development manager to assist in increasing the portfolio of properties across the Middle East and Turkey. Originally from Indonesia, Warsono is a seasoned hospitality professional with more than 20 years of international experience across all facets of the industry
Spokesperson: Sean O’Grady, business development manager, Dale Farm
Accor has announced the appointment of Omar Souab as general manager of Sofitel Dubai Wafi scheduled to open at the end of 2019. Formally with Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort, within the Accor portfolio, Souab will lead the strategic direction and manage the pre-opening operations of Sofitel’s largest property in the Middle East. Commenting on the
With sustainability on the rise in the industry, Zero Gravity, one of the leading beach clubs in the region is prioritising its responsibility towards the environment, whether that be through beach cleanups, doing away with plastic or rethinking waste management strategies. We caught up with the general manager, Peter Skudutis on their efforts to drive an